This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to books sent to Edison or ordered by him, along with items pertaining to his book collections in West Orange and Fort Myers and his subscription to news clipping services. In addition to correspondence with publishers and book dealers, there are letters from authors Robert Grau and Elbert G. Hubbard, chemist Herman E. Kiefer of the Edison Portland Cement Co., and longtime associate Arthur Williams.
Approximately 20 percent of the documents have been selected. The material not selected consists of routine orders, letters of transmittal, and unsolicited correspondence. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.